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Archive for August 5th, 2010

Veeam Backup and Replication on ESXi 4.1: “Input string was not in a correct format.” -> Upgrade to 4.1.2

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/08/05

I’m in the process of moving the VMs on my ESX 3.5 box to an ESXi 4.1 box (so I can get ESXi 4.1 installed on the ESX 3.5 box).
I tried copying over the files using the free Veeam Backup and FastSCP, but that obviously does not work well:

Veeam Backup and FastSCP
API version on the server does not allow CreateDirectory operation

The free FastSCP works on a file by file base, but that won’t cut it.
Hoping the licensed product would work better, I registered for a trial of Veeam Backup and Replication (it is version 4.x in stead of FastSCP which is still 3.x).

The registration process went swift, but I was just a tad bit too early trying to run it against VMware ESXi 4.x: Read the rest of this entry »

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